Department of Physics and Astronomy
- Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
- Continuing (i.e. permanent) position.
Applications are invited for the continuing position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. (Lecturer is equivalent to a (tenured) Assistant Professor in the US system; Senior Lecturer is equivalent to a recently tenured Associate Professor in the US system).
To be successful in this role you will hold a PhD or an appropriate equivalent qualification in Physics/Biophysics/Medical Physics and have demonstrated potential for research in Biomedical Physics with expertise in Radiation Physics.
The successful applicant will demonstrate potential for academic excellence in teaching and research, be able to conduct innovative and effective lectures and laboratory classes from first year through postgraduate level, publish research at the highest level as assessed by peer-reviewed publications, attract and successfully supervise postgraduate students, and attract research funding.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy has diverse teaching and research programmes that include Medical Physics, Laser Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Environmental Physics, and Astrophysics. Our Masters Degree in Medical Physics is part of an accredited Australasian Medical Physics Programme and we host the MARS spectral x-ray imaging project.
Further details about the Department of Physics and Astronomy may be found at http://www.phys.canterbury.ac.nz/
Te Whare Wananga o Waitaha the University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of 'Tangata tu, Tangata ora People Prepared to Make a Difference'. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.
Equal opportunity in employment is University policy and the Department is committed to equality in the workplace. Applications from all suitably qualified persons are encouraged. The University of Canterbury offers generous leave provisions, including sabbatical and Erskine Fellowship leave. It also has excellent childcare, recreation and staff club facilities on campus.
For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus
The closing date for this position is Sunday, 30 April 2017 (NZ time).
Interviews for this vacancy are anticipated to take place in May and June.
Applications for this position should include a curriculum vitae, a summary of recent research achievements and a 1-2 page research proposal outlining intended research and research goals. Applicants are also expected to indicate their teaching experience and philosophy and to indicate the ways they could contribute to courses within the Department and to curriculum development in the future. They should also indicate the names and contact details of three referees. Applications should be combined into one document and submitted online.
Should you wish to e-mail any additional attachments or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Nikki Gibbs, Recruitment Coordinator, email@example.com
Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting Head of Department, Professor Mike Reid, firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.